November 06, 2019

THE 2019 Hungarian Open headed back to Budapest, where England's Deta Hedman added yet more titles to her impressive haul by doing the double, with Romania's Gabriel Pascaru and Hungary's János Végsó sharing top honours in the two Men's singles events.

Saturday's event saw Hungarian Végsó take the first Men's singles title in front of a home crowd with a win over Cyprus's Wayne Halliwell. Reaching the semi-fianl stages were Germany's Benny Sensenschmidt and Slovenia's Benjamin Pratnemer, who recently reached the last 32 of the one80 L-style World Masters.

Hedman claimed her first title win a narrow win over The Netherland's Aileen de Graaf, with Hedman moving into a strong lead before de Graaf pushed back to ensure a last-leg decider, which went the way of the England Captain. The Hungarian pairing of Veronika Ihász and Annamária Olei were both knocked out at the semi-final stages.

Sunday's singles went to Romania's Gabriel Pascaru, who will be making his BDO World Professional debut at indigo at the O2 in January. Pascaru beat Slovenia's Leon Mertuk in the final, whilst Austria's Felix Losan and Romania's Adrian Frim were pipped to a place in the final as they went out in the semis.

It was Saturday's semi-finalist Ihász who felt the sharp end of Hedman's darts on the Sunday, as she was beaten in the final. Hedman beat WDF pairs runner-up, the Czech Republic's Jitka Cisarova in their semi-final clash, whilst Amanda Harwood was unbale to overcome her Hungarian opponent in the semi's missing out on a place in the final.

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